In this episode, I am lucky enough to be chatting with one of my all-time favourite bands, The Midnight. The band is made up of Songwriter, Tyler Lyle, and Producer, Tim McEwan, and this duo was born when the two met during a co-writing workshop in California. Over the last few years, The Midnight has been gaining great momentum, taking their unique style of nostalgic driven "Synthwave" on a global tour. I found Tyler and T... Read more
Pawel Blaszczak is a professional Music Composer for AAA video games, indie games and movies.Working on video games such as Dying Light and The Witcher, places Pawel towards the summit of the current video game music composition industry. In this episode, Pawel discusses his love for gaming, synths and the humble beginnings of his musical journey.
Formed a little over two years ago, Big Merino play original songs that blur the lines between rock, country, blues, roots, soul, funk and grunge, while occasionally making forays into lesser-known genres such as New Orleans 2nd Line. In this episode, Alex and Collin walk us through the track "Black Cockatoos" lifted from their current Suburban Wildlife album.
Keelan Mak’s music is a smoky, sultry mixture of himself and the inner city. There is a push and pull between melancholy and enlightenment, breaking apart into tiny explosions of sound and feeling. Combining blissful songwriting with atmospheric production, Keelan Mak seamlessly blends indie and electronic music to create a unique artistry in the music industry landscape.
I Know Leopard fluently create dreamy, indie-pop music that stirs up all the feels. In this episode, Luke O'Loughlin, the band's singer and songwriter, walks us through why their newest single "Landmine" created a buzz amongst fans and helped the band spread their creative wings.
"Not A Boy’s Name" is the latest indie pop solo project from Sydney’s Dave Jenkins Jr.It is the culmination of several years of artistic refinement, much of which has been happening in the shadows while Jenkins Jr performedand collaborated with the likes of Daniel Johns, Kirin J Callinan and Vera Blue.Jenkins Jr has a fiercely independent creative edge and multi-instrumentalist capacity, which bringsus to "Hazard Percep... Read more
Milan Ring is a one-woman powerhouse in every sense of the word. A Sydney-based singer, rapper, guitarist, producer, mix & mastering engineer, Milan also heads up MXMAY, a record label fusing forward-thinking music with art & fashion. With the release of her new single 'Drifting', Milan continues to explore new realms within her unique blend of R&B and neo-soul.
Exhibitionist is the latest project from Sydney-based artist Kirsty Tickle. Kirsty's Skills as a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter leave nothing to be desired. Combine that with the production chops of Sydney's own, Jonathan Boulet, and you get the impressive project that is Exhibitionist.
Since the formation of The Preatures in 2010, the band has gone from strength to strength with the success of their single "Is This How You Feel?", to touring the worlds biggest festivals and working with some of the music industries biggest names. In this episode Jack Moffit, the band's Lead guitarist and Producer walks us through his creative process and reflects on how one of their latest tracks, "Yanada", wh... Read more
Sydney band, Sunscreen, is made up of friends Sarah, Alex and Hugo. With the later addition of their talented bass player, Jett, the Sunscreen we hear today was born. Describing their music as indie rock with a pinch of "dream-garage," hits pretty close to the mark. Sarah's vocals dance with Alex's catchy guitar hooks to produce a colourful and engaging yet chilled window into the Sunscreen world.
Jordan F is an 80's inspired music producer based in Sydney. Labelling his music as "Synthwave" or "Retro" misses the mark somewhat. While Jordan does use the 80's as a sound palette, he has repurposed these sounds for a modern audience, all the while keeping that nostalgia that we love. If you ever dream about hitting a lonely road at sunset and just driving, Jordan F is the soundtrack to that dream.
Michael Di Francesco, AKA Touch Sensitive, loves his bass, his synths and his cats. When he isn't producing, remixing or touring, he might be found refurbishing old gear or sourcing obscure samples to use in his next project. Michael's latest success with his album "Vision's", proves he is in his element and that the future of Touch Sensitive is neon bright.
Ross Henry is producer/artist based in Sydney's inner west. He crafts organic, electronic music by sampling, manipulating and playing whatever is close at hand. Ross laces his electronic tracks with a warm, human aesthetic.
Nick Franklin is a Sydney based Record Producer. He has earnt his stripes working with the likes of The Grates, Daniel Johns, Peking Duck all the way through to Miley Cyrus. Between running his own studio, playing in several bands and producing records Nick found the time to tell us how he works.
Michael Carpenter has many strings to his bow. He is Solo Artist, Studio Owner, Producer & Engineer and has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. In this episode, we take a glimpse into his creative world and the path he took when attacking one of his many country music projects.
PJ Harding is one of Australia's monster songwriters and has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry. He is kicking goals with his latest project, Thief, whilst writing, producing & composing for other well-known artists and acts.
Sydney singer/songwriter Iluka has a voice that turns heads. Couple that with her unique sound pallet of, what some call, space, soul-pop and you have the formula which has made her one of Sydney's most exciting up and coming female artists.
Art Vs Science is an ARIA Award-winning electronic dance band based in Sydney. Band member Jim Finn walks us through the bands writing techniques and shares some insight into this trio's energetic creativity.
Mammals is the indie/electronica project masterminded by Australian artist Guy Brown. During this podcast, we will hear how Guy's writing style has developed over time and how allowing new influences into his world has led to untapped inspiration.
Brothers Louis and Oli Leimbach, better known as Lime Cordiale, have been writing and performing music since high school. Since then they have performed at Bluesfest, Homebake, SXSW and toured across America's North. Drawing influences from The Beach Boys all the way to The Strokes, Lime Cordiale have discovered a sound of their own and this sound runs deep through their Debut album "Permanent Vacation".